Strade Bianche will go on, according to RCS: Daily News

The Strade Bianche hype is real.

Hello CyclingTips readers,

What an opening weekend we just had! It is good that there was only one day off before two more exciting races in Belgium, Le Samyn and Le Samyn Dames.

Despite an increase in coronavirus cases in Siena, RCS is determined to build Strade Bianche. The women’s WorldTour will officially start on the white roads of Tuscany. The competition will be that of the books this year if the weather forecast is correct. Fingers crossed we don’t have a repeat of 2020.

Here’s what else you need to know.

Associate Editor Abby Mickey

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Strade Bianche will move forward amid the rise of COVID-19 in southern Tuscany

The Strade Bianche will be staged on Saturday 6 March, the race in which the season ended in 2020, despite southern Tuscany being on red alert. A 20% increase in new COVID-19 variants caused Siena to be blocked, where the match begins and ends.

A representative from RCS told Cyclingnews that the increase in cases will have no impact on the race, only on those who hoped to see the action. from the roadside.

As usual with the pandemic, …

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